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Fausto Coppi on the Stelvio | by smashred
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Fausto Coppi on the Stelvio

Il Campionissimo en route to taking the overall lead from Hugo Koblet in the 1953 Giro d'Italia. Coppi's 1953 Giro triumph would be his fifth and final in the Corse Rosa.


This picture was taken in the Museo Storico della Bicicletta in Cesiomaggiore, Italy. The Giro will pass in front of the museum on Stage 18 in 2012.

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Taken on October 12, 2011